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FOX News
Jan 10, 2010 3:00am EST
money the state is owed for the medicare, border protection, prisons and other federal programs. california taxpayers send more money to the federal government than any other state. and get back just 78 cents on the dollar. 20% less than it got back on the clinton administration. >> we're giving to washington and they're sending out to other states. >> reporter: 42 states project a deficit in the coming fiscal year. like california, new york, new jersey, florida, and illinois all expect to be billions in the red, making congress wary of setting a precedent. but economists say letting california drown in red ink could hit the national economy hard, because the golden state is home to 12% of the u.s. population. and produces 13% of the nation gross domestic product. >> it's probably an analogy one can make we are too big to fail. it doesn't mean we have difficulties that we need to address ourself but failure for california would be a failure for the country. >> reporter: the budget that governor schwarzenegger unveiled friday slashed programs across the board and raised unused st
FOX News
Jan 31, 2010 3:00am EST
there has to be a specific way to pay for it. two, spending freeze on everything but medicare, medicaid, social security and national security. three, fiscal commission. though it would likely be a weaker version than what was defeated in the senate. the president mixed it up with republicans over the economy and the deficit at the house retreat yesterday in baltimore. at one point, mr. obama complained a question was an example of how hard is it to have a bipartisan conversation. here is another republican congressman's take on the meeting. >> i looked the president right in the eye and said i haven't been an obstructionist. you haven't been the one that has been following through. but that is the kind of dialogue we need. again, if we can get the house democrats to do the same thing, i think we'd make a lot of progress. >> mr. obama had another meeting with republicans this morning with a smaller crowd. former president george h.w. bush and his son jeb paid a call in the oval office. we're told it was a social call because mr. bush was in town for a meeting. julie? >> julie:
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 7:00pm EST
replacement plan would bumle up medicare for all states instead. working on a deal and stressing unity. >> this will be a victory not for democrats, this will be a victory for decency, for our common humanity, for the united states of america. >> once the bill is priced out. >> julie: thank you, even as aid is pouring into haiti. more help is needed because of extreme demand, but getting assistance to those who need it is proving a difficult task. many of the injured waiting days to get treated and in some places, there's no where to put the dead. another live report from haiti next as fox reports tonight. this is the card that bought the saw... that cut the lumber... that built the extra space i needed to store more produce... that she sold to me to make my menu more organic. introducing ink from chase. the card that helped make it all happen because it's accepted in twice as many places worldwide as american express. with reward points worth 25% more when redeemed for air travel. make your mark with ink. go to chase.com/ink. chase what matters. [ male announcer ] say hello to the can
FOX News
Jan 25, 2010 7:00pm EST
, none of the spending on the entitlement side social security, medicare or medicare is affected either. >> shepard: i'm getting for more from the white house. it says exempt from this will also be -- i lost my place. it changed to the next script. veterans affairs, anything for veterans affairs is going to be. foreign aid, homeland security. none of -- all of those are exempt from this spending freeze. >> that's exactly right. if it's on a security platform, shepard, it doesn't count. so anything that's non-security. let me tell you, this i can guarantee what's going to happen on capitol hill. >> shepard: it's election year. can i guarantee you too. >> lawmakers will say you have bought-to-boost things for my district or my program or these things, think about, this shepard, food security at the agriculture department. that's national security. we don't want unsafe food. that has to be exempted too, mr. president. all of those sorts of disagreement and debates will go on. in the main wednesday night what the president's to do is look into the cam rand say to the american people
FOX News
Jan 26, 2010 7:00pm EST
security, and foreign aid. it also would not apply to social security or medicare, medicaid, programs which are expected to account for 59% of federal spending this year. this freeze could apply to pretty much anything else from farm subsidies to transportation, to national parks. but the white house reports nobody is going to just start cutting stuff as they put it willy-nilly. >> the president will cut programs that are duplicative or serve what he believes is no important purpose. >> shepard: well, the white house says this freeze could save 10 to $15 billion next year. a little perspective? that's roughly 1% of next year's projected deficit. the freeze proposal brought a blunt response from the office of the house minority leader. congressman john boehner spokesman releasing a statement that reads: give washington democrats unprecedented spending bing, this is like announcing that you you're going on a diet after winning a pie-eating contest. for that matter, some democrats don't seem too enthusiastic either. major garrett is our senior white house correspondent. he is live there
FOX News
Jan 5, 2010 7:00pm EST
. according to the government centers for medicare and medicaid services, spending still tops $3 trillion in 2008. that's $7,700 per person. more than 16% of the nation's total economic output. the analysis includes costs associated with everything from hospital visits to long-term care. but health care spending still grew at a faster pace than the overall economy. >>> we're just getting this in to fox news. the big unit is stepping down from the mound. that's the nickname for the baseball pitching legend, randy johnson. his fast ball and his 6' 10 frame intimidated batters for 22 seasons. he pitched on six different teams, striking out some 4800 batters. the most k's ever for a lefty and second to nolan ryan. along the way, he picked up a world series ring and five cy young awards. went to the all-star game ten times and pitch add perfect game, one of only 18 ever pitched. his at the age of 40. he says he wants to go out on his terms and that it's times to retire. >>> an investigation underway in the death of an heiress to the johnson & johnson empire. police report they found t
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